geotechnical engineering

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    Embankment flow net and heave

    I'm trying to calculate the piping FoS and heave from a flow net. I've attached the below but it was a quick sketch just to lay it out (please ignore scales/accuracy etc. - I did this for the purpose of this question). There's no sheet pile or toe in the embankment, though the embankment will...
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    Soil Testing in laboratory

    If the soil is tested to be NON PLASTIC as per IS code, do we need to test the shrinkage limit of the soil in the laboratory ? So if ive tested the soil as and the result is that the soil is Non Plastic, should I stop my test there and report the soil as non plastic or should I continue and try...